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J.TIin: DUPLIN TIMES'
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2nd., 1949
LjLj'itGii Hp Cherry I Pointers
ed Cross .... ..... inside hand set
(From New Bern Sun-Journal)
It wasn't WEIRD, and it wasn't
POOKY, however the patients at
he Cherry Point Naval Dispensary
ad a wonderful time at the Hal-
oween Party the afternoon of Oct
ober 29. ,-,, ..'.w-
I The party waa given for them by
he Red Cross Gray Lady Unit The
aki was beautifully decorated in
rue "Devils Food" Halloween
ityle. Punch, nuts and mints were
served along with the cake. '
( The party was made possible
hrough the donations of several
vganizations. The largest ' money
lonatlon was sent by the Temple
Sisterhood of Hew Bern. Two other
Jonations of equal amounts were
sent by the Catholic Daughters of
America, of Kington and the-Mise-
ey-Bright D. A. R, Chapter In Kin
jton. The nut cups were made and
Sent by the Junior Red Cross of
SUiabeth City. N. C. and New Bern.
Other decorations such as Hats,
Table Cloth, Napkins; etc were do
hated by the American Red Cross.
(Craven County Chapter, in New
I Since the, organlzatlot ot the
Cherry Point .Unit the Ladles have
'given an average of 6000 Volun
teer Hours per year. Their work
consists of giving parties such as
the one described above, and of
furnishing reading material such
as magazines and library books.
The, Ladies aid patients with their
correspondence, help in the Out
patient Department, teach Craft-
work to the patients, furnish games
and music in the ward and recre
ation room, supply cigarettes and
stationery and comfort articles to
the patients. There are Gray Ladles
on duty every week day and are on
call at all times.
The Ladies try to give the pa
tients a party each month. These
parties, "and other services men
tioned above are dependent solely
upon the donations of various Civic
Groups through' their local Red
Cross Chapters. These Chapters
have formed a Council for Volun
teer Service to Camp Lejeune and
- The holiday season, always a
lonesome and homesick time for
those men in the service who are
hospitalized, has begun: it is booed
that the forth coming donations
will enable the Gray Lady Unit to
have especially fine parties on
recently sent ten Christmas gift
packages, attractively wrapped, and
valued at $1.80 each which will be
used on Christmas Eve to bring
cheer to those patients in the dis
pensory who canno go home for
Christmas. The gifts were donated
by the Kenansville Womans Club;
the Pat McGowan Chapter, Order
Eastern ' Star, - Wallace; and the
Business and Professional Women's
Club of Warsaw and Kenansville.
These and other .organizations
throughout the county plan to send
at least 50 packages to Camp Le
jeune by December 1st if possible.
The Duplin County Chapter has
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Williams, Jr.
of Kenansville, announce the birth
of a son, Terry Michael, in a Kins
ton hospital, Wednesday, November
23. Mrs-. Williams is the former
Miss Margie Kearns of Kenansville.
Mr. and Mrs. George Giles of
Cherry Valley, N. V. announce the
birth a a son, David Merritt, on
November 22. Mrs. Giles is the for
mer Miss Janet Dobson of Kenans
ville. Church Women
The Women of the Presbyterian
Church met in the home of the
president, Mrs. J. A. Gavin on
Monday afternoon at 3:30. Program
topic "Inter-Church Aide" was pre
sented by Mrs. G. V. Gooding and
Mrs. Reynolds. A short business
meeting followed. Mrs. L. Souther
land had charge of devotional clos
ing. The next meeting will be held
in the home of Mrs. G. V. Gooding
on Dec. 19 instead of the usuai
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GOOD F.THY DAY
BMG Sewing Club
Mrs. J. A. Gavin was hostess to
the BMG Sewing Club at her home
Friday evening. After the sewing
bee Mrs. Gavin, assisted by Mrs.
Vance Gavin served a sweet course
consisting of ambrosia and nut date
cakes. The next meeting will be in
the home of Mrs. O. P. Johnson,
The date to be announced later.
P T A Meeting
The Parent-Teachers Association
will meet on Dec. 12 instead of Dec
5 which is the regular meeting time.
nied Miss Alta Lawson to Orrum,
N, C. f or the holidays.
Mrs. N. B. Boney attended the
TJDC meeting in Warsaw Tuesday.
Mrs. P. J. Dobson left Monday
for Cherry Valley, N. Y. to visit
her daughter, Mrs. George Gile3
Mr. and Mrs. Billie Lewis and
Edward spent Thanksgiving in At
kinson. Mrs. Joe Wells and mother, Mrs.
L. F. Byrd spent Thanksgiving in
Fayetteville with Mr. and Mrs. L.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. J.
Dobson for the holidays were Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Dobson and children
of Snow Hill, Mr. and Mrs .P. A.
THE FIRST NORTH CAROLINA C. R. O. P. CAR of 1949 is loaded at Walstonburg, N.
C. 1.116V4 bushels of corn from Greene County. County officers present at the load
ing are, standing left to right, Jess Gay, Joe Whitaker, Sam Chandler, B. L. Davis, A.
J. Craft and Klrby Wooten. Davis, county CROP chairman, is holding Greene County's
miniature boxcar which will be added to the state's miniature Friendship Train, to
represent Greene County's car already shipped. Chandler and A. C. Edwards (not
pictured) were co-chairmen for the CROP collection.
Dobson and children of Wilming
ton and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Odom
Mr. P. J. Dobson spent the past
week end in Richmond, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. McBride of
Maxton visited her father Mr. C.
E. Stephens during the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Brinson of
Whiteville visiied Mrs. Cor.i Brin
son during me nuuuays.
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Carter and
children of Kinston visited Mr. and
Mr. Morris Brinson last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Brinson
spent the holidays visiting in Rich
field and China Grove.
Rev. and Mrs. Lauren Shcrpe
visited relatives in Garner iast
Mr. Larry McLendon of Rich
mond, Va. spent the week end in
Mrs. E. A. Newton 'shopped in
Mrs. Lena Burch of Roxboro vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Burch and
family during the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. McGowen
spent Thanksgiving day in Hope
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. S.
Williamson for Thanksgiving day
were Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Williamson
and son of Charlotte, Mr. and Mr.
Harold Precythe and Stewart of
Faison and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Scott of Warsaw.
Mrs. Clarence Murphy shopped
in Raleigh Tuesday.
Visitors of Mrs. L. Southerland
for the holidays were Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Willis and Jane of Raeford,
Miss Eleanor Southerland of Clif
ton and Mr. Lawrence Southerland
of Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. and Mr?. N. B. Boney, Jr. of
Chapel Hill, Misses Janet Honey
and roommate, Florrie Beitman of
Raleigh spent the holidays with Mr.
and Mrs. N. B. Boney, Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Boney and
family accompanied by Mrs. Hattie
S. Kornegay of Goldsboro attended
the N.C.-Va. game Saturday .
Mrs. Wilbur dams, Miss Barga
ret Williams, Dr. G. V. Gooding.
Guy Gooding, Jr., and Mr. Under
wood from the Health Department
attended the N.C.-Va. game Satur
day. Mrs. J. B. Wallace visited in Wil
Mrs. J. O. Stokes has returned
home after visiting in Atlanta, Ga.
Miss Shirley Tyndall accompa-
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